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Jim Fowler collection

Jim Fowler collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jim Fowler collection
Creator: Fowler, Jim, 1930-2019
Inclusive Dates: 1965-2023
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet 2 Boxes and 1 Oversized Folder
Collection Number: ms4130
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Born in Albany, Georgia, Jim Fowler (1930-2019) was a zoologist and former host of the television show Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom, for which he won four Emmy Awards.

Scope and Content

Consists of materials pertaining to the career of zoologist and television host, Jim Fowler. Mostly consists of photographs of wildlife animals as well as two photographs of Jim Fowler appearing on television and in exhibitions. Also includes two maps of the Animal Forest designed by Jim Fowler, and a Wild Kingdowm poster and comic book.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jim Fowler collection, ms4130, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Albany (Ga.)
Animals -- Photographs.
Educational television programs -- United States.
Emmy Awards.
Television personalities -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Drawing of an owl - signed by Andy Saunders, 1983
11Framing Print by Canadian wildlife artist J. Sharkey Thomas (2)
11Letter from Ruth Ansel at the New York Times
11Newspaper clippings, 1969-Undated
11Wildlife Preserve, Largo, Maryland brochure
12Animal illustrations by B. Brodkin, 1985
1Map of the Animal Forest designed by Jim Fowler (2)
1Oversized photographs
21Brochure - Jim Fowler program "Lightning on the Wing"
22Comic book - Wild Kingdom, 1965-1966
23Poster - Wild Kingdom, 1969
24Photographs - Jim Fowler
25Proposed table of contents for manuscript, 2023